ELIZABETH – United Way of Greater Union County and The Union Community Council will host a Zumba Fitness Marathon on Oct. 25 at The Union Boys and Girls Club, 1050 Jeanette Avenue, Union.
ELIZABETH—Publisher and author Margaret Buchholz will present discuss New Jersey shipwrecks and great storms on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Elizabeth Public Main Library Auditorium.
CRANFORD—CancerCare of New Jersey will hold its annual 5K Run/Walk for Mom on Saturday, Oct. 3, at Nomahegan Park, in Cranford.
ELIZABETH – Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the National Kidney Foundation’s Greater New York Chapter will offer a Kidney Early Evaluation Program on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
ELIZABETH—Continuing its initiatives to maintain world-class facilities while improving air quality at the Port of New York and New Jersey, the Port Authority today announced that two major components of the Port of New York and New Jersey’s $600 million ExpressRail project have been completed.
TRENTON – A federal judge postponed the sentencing of a former associate of Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage who was convicted of bribing a Linden housing official.
ELIZABETH – A grand jury indicted alleged Bloods gang member Jaquan Bell, 16, who is accused of shooting another teen to death outside a Union Township roller rink just after midnight on Dec. 26, 2008.
ELIZABETH—Jefferson Park Ministries, Inc. has been awarded a three year, $250,000 grant to support their “Santé Pour Tous/Health for All” project, which promotes health literacy among Haitian immigrants in Union County. The grant was awarded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its New Jersey Health Initiatives program.
ELIZABETH – Gov. Jon Corzine carried Elizabeth, one of New Jersey’s largest Democratic strongholds, 74%-22% four years ago, but indications suggest that he shouldn’t expect that kind of support this time around.
LATHAM, N.Y.—Sergeant 1st Class Epifanio Mejias from Elizabeth has reenlisted to continue service with the 1156th Engr Co Vertical.